Translation and Written Communication

School of Continuing Studies

Certificate in Translation Spanish to English


The Certificate in Translation program is designed to provide students with the fundamentals of translation. The program is the equivalent of one year of full-time university study and requires the completion of 30 credits. Non-credit preparatory courses must be completed by students who do not succeed in the Entrance Examination.
The Comparative Stylistics course is designed to alert students to the uses of language and to the problems of translation; the translation courses provide practical experience in the actual translation of texts in a variety of fields. In the first stages of the program equal time is devoted to translation in the two languages of choice. In the final stage, students are divided according to the language of specialization they have chosen.

NumberTitlePrerequisitesAvailable Times
Entrance Examination Required
9 Required Courses:
CCTR 227Spanish Translation 1Entrance Exam    
CCTR 232Documentation and TerminologyEntrance examFRIFRI  
CCTR 317Comparative Stylistics: Spanish/English/FrenchEntrance ExamTHUTUE/THU  
CCTR 331Translation Theory/PracticeEntrance Exam     
CCTR 340Introduction to Spanish Text RevisionEntrance Exam    
CCTR 360Spanish Translation 2Entrance ExamWED   
CCTR 437Spanish Translation 3CCTR 317 and CCTR 360    
CCTR 234Writing Tech for TranslatorsEntrance ExamMON   
CCTR 334Spanish Translation (into English)Entrance ExamTHU   
1 Course from:
CCTR 230Precis-Writing/Contraction: TextEntrance ExamWED   
CCTR 401Independent Studies: TranslationPermission of the Program Director   
CCTR 441Traduction Littéraire-FrançaisCCTR 325 CCTR 326    
CCTR 442Literary Translation - EnglishCCTR 325 CCTR 326    
CCTR 500Translation Practicum Undergraduate Degree and permission of Department    
CCOM 205Communication in Management 1 THU MON MON/THU TUE  MON